Average inflation measured by CPI reached 3.23 % in 2018 in Mauritius, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 12.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, average inflation measured by CPI in Mauritius reached an all time high of 33.0 % in 1980 and an all time low of 0.316 % in 1971. When compared to Mauritius's main peers, average inflation measured by CPI in Comoros amounted to 1.70 %, 8.60 % in Madagascar, 1.37 % in Maldives and 3.70 % in Seychelles in 2018.
Mauritius has been ranked 72nd within the group of 175 countries we follow in terms of average inflation measured by CPI, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) reflects the annual percentage change in the cost to the average consumer of acquiring a basket of goods and services that may be fixed or changed at specified intervals, such as yearly.